Recap - Trail Blazers Defeat Sacramento 101-89
Jamal Crawford went off for 26 points and added 3 rebounds leading Portland over Sacramento, 101-89, on Monday at Rose Garden.
Bettors who backed the Trail Blazers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 195.5.
Gerald Wallace had 20 points for Portland and Wesley Matthews chipped in with 14 points. LaMarcus Aldridge had 5 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
Sacramento got 18 points from DeMarcus Cousins in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jimmer Fredette. Isaiah Thomas contributed 8 assists for the Kings, while DeMarcus Cousins had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 53-38 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-36.
Portland looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Kings will aim to get back on the winning track vs Denver.